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ReadySetPresent (Adult Learning PowerPoint Presentation Content): 100+ PowerPoint presentation content s. Whoever adults are, they should be taught by methods which acknowledge and respect the fact that they are adults rather than children. Adults need to be involved in the planning and evaluation of their instruction, their experiences provide the basis for learning activities, and they are most interested in learning subjects that have immediate relevance to their job or personal life. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Training for Trainers: Adult Learners PowerPoint

Training Programs
  • Adult Learners 2013

Andragogy vs. Pedagogy (6 of 6)
Program Objectives (1 of 2)
  • To know the characteristics, needs, and styles of
    the adult learner.
  • Identify your own style of learning and
  • To know what to expect from adult learners.
  • To know how adults compare to children.

Program Objectives (2 of 2)
  • To know tools/methods to foster adult learning.
  • How to motivate adult learners.
  • Understand and create the optimal conditions and
    environment for adult learning.
  • To understand how adult learning leads to
    organizational success.

  • By definition of an adult is someone who has
    achieved the self concept of being responsible
    for their own life.

Andragogy vs. Pedagogy
Andragogy vs. Pedagogy (1 of 5)
  • This is known as andragogy and contrasts with
    pedagogy, the teaching of children (including
    undergraduates ages 18-22).
  • Pedagogy is teacher-centered and
    subject-centered, while andragogy is

Andragogy vs. Pedagogy (5 of 5)
  • Theory of Adult Education
  • Knowles stated that andragogy (Greek meaning
    "man-leading") should be distinguished from the
    more commonly used pedagogy (Greek meaning

More On Androgogy . . .
  • Andragogy has been used by some to allow a
    discussion of the difference between self
    directed education and taught education.
  • So based on your knowledge, describe in simple
    terms the similarities and differences between
    andragogy and pedagogy in relation to
    instructional design and development?

Malcolm Knowles (1 of 2)
  • Theory of Adult Education
  • Knowles' theory can be stated as four simple
  • Adults need to be involved in the planning and
    evaluation of their instruction.
  • Experience (including mistakes) provides the
    basis for learning activities.

The Four Learning Styles (1 of 12)
  • Adult learners bring their past learning
    experiences into any new learning situation.
  • There are four basic learners
  • The Perceiver
  • The Observer
  • The Feeler
  • The Thinker

Tips for Instruction (9 of 13)
  • Have a Strategy
  • Instructors must learn why their students are
    enrolled and what is keeping them from learning.
  • A successful strategy includes showing adult
    learners the relationship between training and an
    expected or desired promotion.

Adult Learners
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    160 slides include 7 points on andragogy versus
    pedagogy, 6 points on Malcolm Knowles, 14 slides
    on adult learners, 19 points on adult learners as
    a two-way street, 9 points on choosing or losing,
    44 points on the 4 learning styles, 3 slides on
    multiple intelligences, 6 points on what learning
    styles effect, 35 points on design and
    development, 4 points on adults versus children,
    36 tips for instruction, 12 points on energy for
    learning, 16 points on motivation principles, 2
    points on the right path, 38 points on technology
    and adult learners, 4 points on different people
    and options, 4 points on what is on the line to
    lose, 6 points on the educators goals, 16 action
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